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Meaning of DENOMINATE

Pronunciation:  di'nâmu`neyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  assign a name or title to
 

DENOMINATE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: designate
 
 See Also: denote, label, number

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \De*nom"i*nate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Denominated};
    p. pr. & vb. n. {Denominating}.] [L. denominatus, p. p. of
    denominare to name; de- + nominare to call by name. See
    {Nominate}.]
    To give a name to; to characterize by an epithet; to entitle;
    to name; to designate.
    
          Passions commonly denominating selfish.  --Hume.
    
    
  2. \De*nom"i*nate\, a. [L. denominatus, p. p.]
    Having a specific name or denomination; specified in the
    concrete as opposed to abstract; thus, 7 feet is a denominate
    quantity, while 7 is mere abstract quantity or number. See
    {Compound number}, under {Compound}.
    
    
 

 

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